Time for A New Pair Of Sunnies… On Sale

Yesterday on Atlanta and Company, I talked about the 10 basic staples every women needs in her closet. Number 1 on the list was Oversized Sunglasses. Oversized sunglasses hide tired eyes and dark circles, let you get away with skipping eye make up, and are just down right chic. But what is the right sunglass for your face shape? First, do you know your face shape?

An oval face is defined by balanced features and a chin slightly narrower than the forehead.

A round face is defined by a soft, circular shape where the width and length are almost equal.

A square face is defined by strong, well-defined angles in the forehead, cheeks, and jawline.

A heart-shaped face is wider at the forehead but significantly narrower at the chin. 

Once you have determined your face shape, here are some pointers and many great glasses on sale! (*Helpful Hint* If you order glasses that arrive too loose, most all glass and sunglass shops will tighten the glass for you at no charge… it takes about 3 minutes.)

If your face is oval: Lucky you! Most styles work well on an oval face, so mix it up. You can pull off  cat-eyes, classic wayfarers,  round glasses and rectangular shapes.

If your face is round: Go for square frames or wayfarers. The angular lines of the square frames, balance the roundness of your face and add definition, It’s like getting faux cheekbones with strategically placed sunglasses. The worst frames you can wear if you have a round face? Anything that mimics the shape. Round faces need to avoid circular frames, especially smaller ones, as these  make your face appear more round.

If your face is square: You can soften a strong face shape by wearing frames with curved or rounded corners, but make sure they’re the right proportion. The larger your face, the larger the frames. Placement is important, too. Square faces should choose frames that extend past the widest part of their face. This will give a rounder overall silhouette to your face. Avoid anything with boxy or angular corners. You need something to balance your face shape, not exaggerate it.

If your face is heart shaped: You want to mimic—not contrast—your face shape. Aviators are typically wider at the top and tapered at the bottom, so they complement the outline of a heart-shaped face. Also go for lighter colored frames.

Now pick out a new pair of Gucci, Chole’, Tom Ford, Valentino, Bottega Veneta, Barton Perreira, Derek Lam, Oliver Peoples or Balmain at some unbelievable prices!

Neiman Marcus Last Call is offering an extra 30-75% EVERYTHING!

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